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Love is Tweet!

Being Valentine's Day, I thought I would make some special treats for the birds.
I try to  always have bird feed on hand.  I enjoy watching the birds
I decided to make some special treats for them.  Heart shaped bird seed ornaments, which you can hang on a tree or post.
Perfectly safe and the birds will really enjoy them.





Ingredients:

3/4 cup Birdseed, I bought my bag at Target for under $10.00

1 small packet of Know Gelatin

Twine

1/4 cup of water

Heart shaped Whoopie Pie Pan

In a saucepan, add the gelatin and the water together.
Simmer until dissolved. 
Cool slighty

Add the Birdseed to the cooled pan.  Mix until the Birdseed
is thoroughly mixed.

I then filled the heart shaped whoopie pie pan half-way.
I added a piece of twine in a loop.
Fill the rest of the cavity with mire Birdseed mixture.  
Press down to flatten.
Use the back of a spoon.

 Let set up!  They pop out of the pan easy.
I popped mine out after 2 hours.

It's best to let it dry thoroughly.  3 days.
You can hang them on a dowel somewhere.

These are also great wedding favors.
I quadrupled this recipe to make alot.

Here's some labels for you.
 
      


My husband and I are on a diet, so NO chocolates for us.
  We are going to see a movie and come back and have a salad. 
 Have a wonderful Valentine's Day.
Enjoy this special day with your loved ones. 
 
I am joining the following blogs:
Tutorials, Tips and Tidbits @ Stone Gable Blog
Share Your Cup Thursday @ Jann Olson
Wow us Wednesday @ Savvy Southern Style 
Centerpiece Wednesday @ The Style Sisters
What's It Wednesday @ Ivy and Elephants 
Favorite's Things Thursdays @ Katherine's Corner 
Not one of the Cool Kids @ Katie Treasures
 
 

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34 comments:

  1. Well aren't the kindest Valentine!!!
    They're adorable...........
    We're going to a movie too - The Silver Linings Playbook - can't wait!
    Have a heart filled day!
    Hugs,
    Suzan

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  2. What a great idea! Have a wonderful time at the movies!!

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  3. Hi Linda! You are the tweetest one! :) This is such a great idea and I hope the birdies like those sweet hearts! Have a fun evening.
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia :)

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  4. This is adorable. What a sweetie you are. Kiwi and Pearl want to fly right over to your house! I told them it is a little too far ;-) xo

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  5. I love, love, love this idea. You are one creative gal! What a great post.
    Happy Valentine's Day Linda...........

    ~Emily
    The French Hutch

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  6. This is a really cute idea! I love it and am pinning it. :) Happy Valentine's Day.

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  7. Really cute idea, Linda. I have made them using lard but never with the gelatin. Great idea- xo Diana

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  8. Hi Linda-
    What a super cute idea!
    Happy Valentine's Day!

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  9. Hi Linda. That is so 'tweet' of you to think of our little feathered friends. What movie are you seeing? Have fun and Happy Valentine's Day..Judy

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  10. Darling bird seed hearts. They would be so much fun to make as a project with the kids or grands. Lucky birds.

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  11. Linda, Wow!!! I am so excited to make these one day! I love bird watching too!! I am thinking of all the possibilities I have so many different shaped pans.. Thanks so much for sharing. This was my favorite post of the day seriously!!!!

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  12. What a tweet idea, Linda! I want to make some right now!! Happy ❤ Day!!

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  13. Dearest Linda,
    What a lovely bird seed hearts♡♡♡ We need to be on a diet but had a much sweet(^^;)
    Hope you had a lovely Valentine's Day.

    Sending you lots of love and hugs from Japan, xoxo Miyako*

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  14. Adorable post! We love to feed the birds and may have to do this. Today my hubs and I spent a romantic day cleaning up fine white dust from everywhere after the drywallers and painters left. We were so tired we had chicken soup and now watching Idol! So romantic, I know!

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  15. Thst's very sweet of you to think of the birds....hope you had a lovely V Day!

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  16. I haven't been to a movie for weeks...hope you had a wonderful time!

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  17. So so clever using the Whoopie pan for heart shapes! Imagine the possibilities!

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  18. What a great idea. Living on a farm we have a lot of birds and feed them all. Sometimes the little guys get left out this will be perfect for them.

    Thanks
    Sue

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  19. My Mom and Dad are bird lovers. My mom would go nuts for this!

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  20. What a "tweet" post! How kind of you to think of our feathered friends! So sweet. Thanks for sharing with us.
    Hugs,
    Patti

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  21. Wonderful post! IT would be fun to try these sometime. I hope you have a great weekend and thank you so much for visiting my blog today (pictimilitude). :)

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  22. What a fun way to show the birds a little love Linda. I have covered pinecones with peanut butter and rolled in bird seed but the hearts are so sweet. Hope you had a wonderful Valentines. Thanks for sharing with SYC.
    hugs,
    Jann

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    1. Thank you Jann. Have a wonderful week-end.

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  23. Happy Belated Valentine's Day! ♥

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  24. Hi Linda.
    This was so sweet of you to do this for the Birds.Thanks so much for your sweet comments on my Tablescape, hoping you have a wonderful weekend with your family.
    Thanks one more time for your help with my photos.
    XXOO Diane

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  25. That is just "too cute"!
    Love it!

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  26. this is a tweet post, giggle. Sorry I'm late getting here...thank you for adding your wonderful blog to the Thursday Favorite Things hop. xo

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    xoxo

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  28. I too enjoyed making little bird treats.
    It's nice to meet you:)

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  29. So nice of you to feed the birds, Linda. These are darling, and I'm sure the birds around your house just love them. What a clever idea.
    ~Sheri at Red Rose Alley

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  30. Awww, I be the birds loved your "tweet" treat!
    Thanks so much for visiting!!!
    Have a GREAT weekend...
    Blessings,
    Cindy

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  31. Linda, I love the little bird "cookies". What an adorable post! I hope you had a great Valentine's Day!

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  32. Those are adorable. I had no idea that those little birdie cakes had gelatin in them. Have a great time at the movies.
    Thanks for linking up to Not One Of The Cool Kids.

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